Hay Reports Archive

Hay Report – 19 April 2024

READ THE FULL REPORT HERE. Summary Driving Prices Up Western Australia’s dry period continues without any forecast for rain on the horizon. With the demand on fodder supplies continuing to be high...

Hay Report – 12 April 2024

READ THE FULL REPORT HERE. NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up WA’s dry period is continuing with the demand on fodder supplies continuing to be high to meet the needs of herds and flocks. Rainfall...

Hay Report – 29 March 2024

READ THE FULL REPORT HERE. Summary Driving Prices Up Parts of Western Australia continues to be very dry with no rains falling in the south west again this week and pastures providing limited feed...

Hay Report – 22 March 2024

READ THE FULL REPORT HERE. Summary Driving Prices Up Though some parts of the inland and south east coast of Western Australia have seen very heavy rainfall, in some places leading to flooding, the...

Hay Report – 08 March 2024

READ THE FULL REPORT HERE. Summary Driving Prices Up Though the wheatbelt in Western Australia has seen some good rains over the last two weeks, the south west area is still very dry with very...

Hay Report – 01 March 2024

READ THE FULL REPORT HERE. Summary Driving Prices Up Though there has been some rain in Western Australia this has not alleviated the dry conditions which continue to affect availability of feed and...

Hay Report – 23 February 2024

READ THE FULL REPORT HERE. Summary Driving Prices Up Western Australia’s dry conditions continue to have an adverse effect on the availability of feed and are placing fodder supplies in some demand....

Hay Report – 09 February 2024

READ THE FULL REPORT HERE. NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Western Australia’s dry conditions show no signs of abating anytime soon with fodder supplies in some demand. This coupled with a...

Hay Report – 02 February 2024

READ THE FULL REPORT HERE. Summary Driving Prices Up Western Australia’s dry conditions continue with the requirement for additional fodder supplies to supplement available dry pasture feed for...

Hay Report – 26 January 2024

READ THE FULL REPORT HERE. Summary Driving Prices Up Western Australia continues to have a very dry start to 2024 which is reducing the available pasture feed for herds and requiring supplemental...

Hay Report – 19 January 2024

READ THE FULL REPORT HERE. Summary Driving Prices Up While pastures continue to rebound well in the north of the country; producers are still looking for high quality protein hay lines and are...

Hay Report – 12 January 2024

READ THE FULL REPORT HERE. Summary Driving Prices Up Pastures have rebounded well in the north of the country; however producers are still looking for high quality vetch and lucerne hay and are...

Hay Report – 22 December 2023

READ THE FULL REPORT HERE. SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Pasture growth in the north of the country is still not meeting the needs of the local herds so fodder supplies continue to be sourced from the...

Hay Report – 15 December 2023

READ THE FULL REPORT HERE. NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Pastures are continuing to green up in areas that were previously badly affected by the dry conditions, however while optimism is high,...

Hay Report – 08 December 2023

READ THE FULL REPORT HERE NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Good soaking rains in the drier parts of the country over the last few weeks is bolstering confidence in pasture growth with some green...

Hay Report – 24 November 2023

READ THE FULL REPORT HERE. NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Continued good rains in the drier parts of the country over the last few weeks is bolstering confidence in pasture growth however until...

Hay Report – 17 November 2023

READ THE FULL REPORT HERE. Driving Prices Up While there have been some good rains in the drier parts of the country over the last few weeks, the pastures remain dry and brown for the most part and...

Hay Report – 03 November 2023

READ THE FULL REPORT HERE. NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Dry conditions in the north of the country continue to keep demand fairly steady which is stabilising prices at a higher point. Feedlots...

Hay Report – 27 October 2023

READ THE FULL REPORT HERE. NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up As dry conditions persist in QLD and NSW demand continues to be high to meet the needs of livestock producers seeking to keep their...

Hay Report – 20 October 2023

READ THE FULL REPORT HERE. NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Those parts of the country that are still seeing dry or very dry conditions are continuing to drive demand, and while not pushing up...

Hay Report – 13 October 2023

READ THE FULL REPORT HERE. NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up In keeping with recent reports the ongoing dry conditions in the north of the country continue to drive demand and price. New season...

Hay Report – 06 October 2023

READ THE FULL REPORT HERE. NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up As has been the case for a while, the ongoing dry conditions in the north of the country continue to drive demand and price. Though this...

Hay Report – 22 September 2023

READ THE FULL REPORT HERE. NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up As has been the case for a while, the ongoing dry conditions in the north of the country continue to drive demand and price. Though this...

Hay Report – 15 September 2023

READ THE FULL REPORT HERE NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Demand is continuing to be driven by the ongoing dry conditions in Southern Queensland and large parts of NSW. Even with some hay being...

Hay Report – 08 September 2023

READ THE FULL REPORT HERE. NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Dry conditions continue to keep demand and prices elevated as fodder supplies move from the southern states up to meet demand in...

Hay Report – 01 September 2023

READ THE FULL REPORT HERE. NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Continuing dry conditions in parts of QLD and Northern NSW are keeping demand and prices elevated with local producers not able to meet...

Hay Report – 25 August 2023

READ THE FULL REPORT HERE. NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up The ongoing dry conditions is parts of QLD and Northern NSW continue to drive demand with local producers not able to meet all of the...

Hay Report – 11 August 2023

READ THE FULL REPORT HERE. NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Dry conditions continue to drive demand in QLD and parts of NSW with local producers not able to meet all of the requirements, quite a...

Hay Report – 04 August 2023

READ THE FULL REPORT HERE. NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Dry conditions continue in parts of QLD and throughout most of NSW. This is driving increased demand, most of which cannot be met...

HAY REPORT – 28 July 2023

READ THE FULL REPORT HERE. NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Dry conditions in parts of QLD and NSW continue to drive increased demand, most of which cannot be met locally either in quality or...

Hay Report – 21 July 2023

READ FULL REPORT HERE. NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Dry conditions in parts of QLD and NSW are increasing demand; however local stocks are less able to meet that supply need, which is leading...

Hay Report – 07 July 2023

READ FULL REPORT HERE NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Winter temperatures and dry conditions are leading to a slowdown in pasture growth and availability of green feed in some parts of the...

Hay Report – 30 June 2023

READ FULL REPORT HERE. Driving Prices Up Winter temperatures and dry conditions are leading to a slowdown in pasture growth and availability of green feed in some parts of the country which is...

Hay Report – 23 June 2023

READ THE FULL REPORT HERE. NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Winter temperatures and dry conditions are leading to a slowdown in pasture growth and availability of green feed in some parts of the...

Hay Report – 09 June 2023

READ THE FULL REPORT HERE. NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Colder temperatures as winter arrives are increasing demand for winter feed which are seeing limited lines of fodder rise in areas...

Hay Report – 02 June 2023

READ FULL REPORT HERE. NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Colder temperatures as winter arrives are increasing demand for pre-contracted winter feed options which are seeing limited lines of fodder...

Hay Report – 26 May 2023

READ THE FULL REPORT HERE. NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Colder temperatures as winter approaches are increasing demand for pre-contracted winter feed options which are seeing limited lines of...

Hay Report – 19 May 2023

READ FULL REPORT HERE. NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Colder temperatures are increasing demand for pre-contracted winter feed options which are seeing limited lines of fodder rise. There has...

Hay Report – 05 May 2023

READ FULL REPORT HERE. NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Some areas which have seen good rainfall, have not had sunshine and warmth to bolster growth and soil temperatures remain low, which has led...

Hay Report – 28 April 2023

READ THE FULL REPORT HERE. NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up South Australia and Western Australia have now seen good rainfall however it will take some time for that to translate into green feed...

Hay Report – 21 April 2023

READ FULL REPORT HERE. NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up South Australia and Western Australia have now seen good rainfall however it will take some time for that to translate into green feed and...

Hay Report – 07 April 2023

READ THE FULL REPORT HERE. NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up The ongoing dry conditions in SA and WA specifically continue to hamper the ability of pastures to provide good green feed options...

Hay Report – 31 March 2023

READ FULL REPORT HERE. NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Dry conditions continue across parts of the country, specifically SA and WA which has reduced the availability of pasture feed, requiring...

Hay Report – 24 March 2023

READ FULL REPORT HERE. NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Dry conditions continue across parts of the country which has reduced the availability of pasture feed, requiring supplemental feeding and...

Hay Report – 10 March 2023

READ FULL REPORT HERE. NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Dry conditions across parts of the country have reduced the availability of pasture feed, requiring supplemental feeding and the replacement...

Hay Report – 03 March 2023

READ THE FULL REPORT HERE. NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Dry conditions across parts of the country have reduced the availability of pasture feed, requiring supplemental feeding and the...

Hay Report – 24 February 2023

READ THE FULL REPORT HERE. NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Supply shortages are well known and growers who have supply have a good market for higher returns. Some areas in the south and the west...

Hay Report – 10 February 2023

READ THE FULL REPORT HERE. NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Supply shortages are well known and growers who have supply have a good market for higher returns. Warmer conditions are reducing the...

Hay Report – 03 February 2023

READ THE FULL REPORT HERE. NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Supply shortages are well established, and the lack of good quality protein hay is seeing the price of some alternatives continue to...

Hay Report – 27 January 2023

READ THE FULL REPORT HERE. NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Supply shortages are now firmly entrenched, and the lack of good quality protein hay is seeing the price of some alternatives,...

Hay Report – 20 January 2023

READ THE FULL REPORT HERE. NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Supply shortages have now become very apparent, and the lack of good quality protein hay is seeing the price of alternatives, especially...

Hay Report – 13 January 2023

READ THE FULL REPORT HERE. NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Supply shortages have now become very apparent, and the lack of good quality protein hay is seeing the price of alternatives, especially...

Hay Report – 23 December 2022

READ THE FULL REPORT HERE. NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Supply shortages are being felt across most regions and prices are rising to meet demand. Many producers are storing fodder supplies...

Hay Report – 16 December 2022

READ THE FULL REPORT HERE. NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Supply shortages are being felt across most regions and prices are rising to meet demand. Many mixed farmers are keeping fodder supplies...

Hay Report – 09 December 2022

READ THE FULL REPORT HERE NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Now that regional supply shortages have been accurately assessed and the widespread damage to hay and fodder crops has become evident,...

Hay Report – 25 November 2022

READ FULL REPORT HERE. NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Now that once regional supply shortages have been accurately assessed and the widespread damage to hay and fodder crops has become evident,...

Hay Report – 18 November 2022

READ FULL REPORT HERE NATIONAL SUMMARY DRIVING PRICES UP Recent high impact rainfall events and flooding has significantly reduced expected Spring hay production and is causing concerns due to the...

Hay Report – 11 November 2022

READ FULL REPORT HERE. NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Recent high impact rainfall events and flooding has significantly reduced expected Spring hay production. Rainfall has disrupted most hay...

Hay Report – 28 October 2022

READ FULL REPORT HERE. NATIONAL SNAPSHOT Driving Prices Down Recent high impact rainfall events and flooding has significantly reduced expected Spring hay production. Rainfall has impacted broadly...

Hay Report – 21 October 2022

READ FULL REPORT HERE. NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Recent high impact rainfall events and flooding has further reduced expected Spring hay production. Rainfall has impacted broadly across...

Hay Report – 14 October 2022

READ FULL REPORT HERE. NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Confirmation that due to the combination of weather conditions and ongoing high input costs there will be reduced hay production in the...

Hay Report – 07 October 2022

READ FULL REPORT HERE NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Scarcity of good quality older hay of many varieties continues to be reported, and there are strengthening forecasts for reduced hay...

Hay Report – 30 September 2022

READ FULL REPORT HERE NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Scarcity of good quality older hay continues to be reported, and the forecasts for reduced hay production in the upcoming season continue....

Hay Report – 16 September 2022

READ THE FULL REPORT HERE NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Good quality hay is in growing demand as supplies have tightened and the forecast for a wet Spring raises some concerns about potential...

Hay Report – 09 September 2022

READ THE FULL REPORT HERE NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Good quality hay is in growing demand as supplies have tightened and pasture growth is yet to receive the warmth required to boost...

Hay Report – 02 September 2022

READ FULL REPORT HERE NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Good quality hay is in demand as supplies have tightened and pasture growth is yet to receive the warmth required to boost growth. Growers...

Hay Report – 26 August 2022

READ FULL REPORT HERE NATIONAL SUMMARY DRIVING PRICES UP Good quality hay will be in demand as we approach Spring. There has been a significant drop in temperatures reducing the rate of pasture and...

Hay Report – 12 August 2022

READ FULL REPORT HERE NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up With continuing rainfall events and cold temperatures across many regions, good quality hay is required to support stock. Those who had not...

Hay Report – 05 August 2022

READ THE FULL REPORT HERE   NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up With continuing heavy rainfall and cold temperatures across many regions, good quality hay will continue to be required to support...

HAY REPORT – 29 July 2022

READ FULL REPORT NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up With continuing heavy rainfall and cold temperatures across many regions, good quality hay will continue to be required to support stock. Stocks...

Hay Report – 22 July 2022

READ FULL REPORT NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up With continuing heavy rainfall and cold temperatures across many regions, good quality hay will continue to be required to support stock. In areas...

Hay Report – 08 July 2022

READ THE FULL REPORT HERE NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Good quality hay will continue to be required to support stock in areas where ongoing rain events and flooding has reduced ability for...

Hay Report – 01 July 2022

READ THE FULL REPORT NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up The bureau of meteorology has reported rainfall of between 10-50mm of rain across many fodder production areas in WA, SA, Tas, Vic and NSW...

Hay Report – 24 June 2022

READ FULL REPORT HERE NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Good quality cereal hay is now in high demand but there is short supply in a number of areas. Farmers looking to purchase and store fodder...

Hay Report – 17 June 2022

READ FULL REPORT HERE NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Good quality hay will continue to be required to support stock in areas where ongoing rain events and flooding reduced ability for pastures...

Hay Report – 03 June 2022

READ FULL REPORT HERE NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Good quality hay will continue to be required to support stock in areas where ongoing rain events and flooding has reduced ability for...

Hay Report – 27 May 2022

READ THE FULL REPORT HERE NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Ongoing support to access good quality hay is required to support stock recovery in areas where repeat flood events have impacted...

Hay Report – 20 May 2022

READ FULL REPORT HERE NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Good quality hay is required to support stock in areas where repeat flood events have impacted pastures. Sales are expected to increase as...

Hay Report – 06 May 2022

READ FULL REPORT HERE NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Good quality hay continues to be required to support stock in areas where flooding impacted pastures. Sales into the area are expected to...

Hay Report – 29 April 2022

READ FULL REPORT HERE NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Good quality hay is required to support stock in areas where flooding impacted pastures. Sales are expected to increase as donations and...

Hay Report – 22 April 2022

READ THE FULL REPORT HERE NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Good quality hay is required to support stock recovery in areas where flooding impacted pasture supply. Sales are expected to increase as...

Hay Report – 08 April 2022

READ FULL REPORT HERE NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Rainfall has led to repeated flooding events across northern New South Wales and Queensland. Water has damaged pastures, summer crops and on...

Hay Report – 01 April 2022

READ THE FULL REPORT HERE NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Rainfall has led to repeated flooding events across northern New South Wales and Queensland. Water has damaged pastures, summer crops and...

Hay Report – 25 March 2022

READ FULL REPORT HERE NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Significant flooding in northern New South Wales and Queensland has damaged summer crops and on farm fodder stores. A lack of clear weather,...

Hay Report – 18 March 2022

READ FULL REPORT HERE NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Significant flooding in Northern New South Wales and Queensland has seen damage to summer crops and on farm fodder stores. Some transport...

Hay Report – 04 March 2022

READ FULL REPORT HERE Driving Prices Up – Significant flooding in Northern New South Wales and Queensland has seen damage to summer crops and on farm fodder stores. – Overseas conflict and the...

Hay Report – 18 Feb 2022

FULL REPORT HERE   NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up It will be crucial that rain continues to fall at the right time for growers this year. Despite the summer rain in many parts conditions...

Hay Report – 11 Feb 2022

READ FULL REPORT   NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up While the price of livestock remains strong, farmers are prepared to seek out good quality feed to maintain the condition of these animals....

Hay Report – 04 Feb 2022

READ FULL REPORT HERE NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Drier conditions in some southern regions are driving interest in locking away some winter feed allotments. Quality hay will be in short...

READ THE FULL REPORT NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Drier conditions in some southern regions are driving interest in locking away some winter feed allotments. Quality hay will be in short...

HAY REPORT – 14 JAN 2022

READ THE FULL REPORT NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up The continued wet weather across much of the eastern states has hampered hay production, particularly in NSW. Good quality cereal hay is in...

HAY REPORT – 07 JAN 2022

READ THE FULL REPORT  NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Growers and farmers are considering their 2022 planting options. Costs including fertiliser, freight and strong grain prices will factor into...

HAY REPORT – 24 DEC 2021

READ THE FULL REPORT NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up 2022 predictions for a similar season are already being commentated on as we near the end of the year, with many growers and farmers already...

HAY REPORT – 17 DEC 2021

READ THE FULL REPORT NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Cost of production concerns continue going into the new season with further AdBlue shortages being reported this week as well as price...

HAY REPORT – 10 DEC 2021

READ THE FULL REPORT NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Flooding in Central and Western New South Wales, water continues to lay on paddocks damaging lucerne stands, paddock feed and new season...

HAY REPORT – 03 DEC 2021

NATIONAL SUMMARY FULL REPORT HERE Driving Prices Up Late spring rain hampering hay production in many parts of the country now, will again reduce the amount of good quality cereal hay being produced...

Hay Report – 19 Nov 2021

NATIONAL SUMMARY READ THE FULL REPORT Driving Prices Up Late spring rain hampering hay production in many parts of the country now will again reduce the amount of good quality cereal hay being...

Hay Report – 12 Nov 2021

NATIONAL SUMMARY READ THE FULL REPORT Driving Prices Up Late spring rain hampering hay production in many parts of the country now will again reduce the amount of good quality cereal hay being...

Hay Report – 05 Nov 2021

NATIONAL SUMMARY READ THE FULL REPORT Driving Prices Up Late spring rain hampering hay production in many parts of the country now will again reduce the amount of good quality cereal hay being...

Hay Report – 29 Oct 2021

NATIONAL SUMMARY READ THE FULL REPORT Driving Prices Up Late spring rain hampering hay production in the southern parts of the country in particular Western Victoria where minimal rain fell during...

Hay Report – 15 Oct 2021

NATIONAL SUMMARY READ THE FULL REPORT Driving Prices Up A critical comment that is being repeated is that there is a potential shortage looming of good quality new season hay. Wet conditions have...

Hay Report – 8th Oct 2021

NATIONAL SUMMARY READ FULL REPORT Driving Prices Up –   Livestock continue to trade well, and farmers will look to good quality feed to carry younger stock through summer until they are ready for...

Hay Report – 1st Oct 2021

NATIONAL SUMMARY READ THE FULL REPORT Driving Prices Up –   Strong grain prices and generally good conditions is seeing a big percentage of growers confirm now that they will take their cereal crops...

Hay Report – 17th Sept 2021

NATIONAL SUMMARY CLICK TO READ THE FULL REPORT Driving Prices Up – Lucerne continues to be the strongest sold fodder across the eastern part of Australia. A wet 2020 summer in Central New South...

Hay Report – 10th Sept 2021

NATIONAL SUMMARY READ THE FULL REPORT  Driving Prices Up –   The seasonal outlook released by BOM is predicting above average rainfall for the eastern parts of Australia as well as parts of Western...

Hay Report – 3rd Sept 2021

NATIONAL SUMMARY READ FULL REPORT Driving Prices Up –   Mice concerns are already being experienced in the Darling Downs of QLD as growers move quickly to try and bring numbers under control. As...

Hay Report – 27 August 2021

NATIONAL SUMMARY Read the full Report Driving Prices Up – Reduced production of hay for export across the West and South Australia will mean no overflow into the domestic market. – Cost of...

Hay Report – 20 August 2021

NATIONAL SUMMARY READ THE FULL REPORT Driving Prices Up – Reduced production of hay for export across the West and South Australia will mean no overflow into the domestic market. – Despite a strong...

Hay Report – 6 August 2021

NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up –   Farmers taking advantage of prices and securing the remainder of good quality cereal hay to be stored for when conditions are not as favorable. –   The recent...

Hay Report – 23 July 2021

NATIONAL SUMMARY Download the full Report Driving Prices Up The cost of production for growers has had a big leap in comparison to previous years with fertiliser and chemical shortages due to COVID...

Hay Report – 16 July 2021

NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up A reduction in hay produced this season due to export concerns, an increase in mice again come spring and wet conditions may see many growers again produce a...

Hay Report – 9 July 2021

NATIONAL SUMMARY Driving Prices Up Demand has lifted in Gippsland and Southwest Victoria due to the recent wet and cold conditions, with enquiries coming in for cereal and pasture hay to carry stock...

Hay Report – 2 July 2021

Northern Australia – Summary Demand in the Atherton Tablelands remains steady with a small amount moving locally. Following the recent rainfall in QLD many parts including the Tablelands have had an...

Hay Report – 25 June 2021

Northern Australia – Summary Demand in the Atherton Tablelands remains steady with a small amount moving locally. Following the recent rainfall in QLD many parts including the Tablelands have had an...

Hay Report – 18 June 2021

Northern Australia – Summary Demand in the Atherton Tablelands remains steady with a small amount moving locally. Following the recent rainfall in QLD many parts including the Tablelands have had an...

Hay Report – 18 June 2021

Northern Australia – Summary Demand in the Atherton Tablelands remains steady with a small amount moving locally. Following the recent rainfall in QLD many parts including the Tablelands have had an...

Hay Report – 21 May 2021

National Commentary Despite a good autumn break reaching many parts of Australia the Mallee and Wimmera in Victoria and throughout most of South Australia remain dry. A significant amount of dry...

Hay Report – 7 May 2021

National Commentary Good follow up rain this week in parts of Queensland, New South Wales, and Victoria. The Mallee and Wimmera in Victoria and throughout South Australia remain significantly dry....

Hay Report – 30 April 2021

National Commentary New season cropping is now underway in some parts of New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia. Some growers that haven’t seen the autumn break yet in the west of Victoria,...

Hay Report – 23 April 2021

National Commentary Flood affected areas from Port Macquarie down to Taree continue to dry out following recent floods. Fodder continues to be freighted into these areas through purchases and...

Hay Report – 16 April 2021

National Commentary Dryer conditions have been repeated this week across much of the country. Port Macquarie down to Taree has been reported as the hardest hit section of coast following the recent...

Hay Report – 9 April 2021

National Commentary This week was a much dryer week following recent flooding in Queensland and New South Wales. The North Coast continues to receive steady rain but have not been impacted due to...

Hay Report – 26 March 2021

National Commentary This week saw a slow moving, intense rain system travel down the eastern side of Australia. Many parts of Queensland and New South Wales have experienced flooding. Farms in New...

Hay Report – 19 March 2021

National Commentary Good rain recorded this week in Southern Queensland, boosting the confidence of farmers and growers coming into the new cropping season. Rain forecast this coming weekend for...

Hay Report – 12 March 2021

National Commentary It will be crucial that rain continues to fall at the right time for growers this year. Despite the summer rain in many parts conditions can quickly become dry again. Domestic...

Hay Report – 26 February 2021

National Commentary It will be crucial that rain continues to fall at the right time for growers this year. Despite the summer rain in many parts conditions can quickly become dry again. Domestic...

Hay Report – 5 February 2020

National Commentary The last week has brought thunderstorm conditions to many parts of Australia, with Central West New South Wales recording up to 100mm. Western Australia continues to be dry and...

Hay Report – 22 January 2020

National Commentary Most regions experienced dry conditions this week. Extreme heat expected to hit New South Wales and Victoria this weekend with temperatures reported to reach as high as 45...

Hay Report – 15 January 2020

National Summary A somewhat dryer week for many parts of Australia. The Atherton Tablelands continue to be impacted by heavy rainfall. Straw continues to be made in Victoria and South Australia to...

Hay Report – 8 January 2020

National Summary Heavy rainfall has occurred in the northern part of the country and into New South Wales over the last fortnight. Southern parts continue to see storm activity that has delivered...

Hay Report – 18 December 2020

National Summary Thunderstorms and showers this week causing widespread moderate falls across northern Queensland and parts of central west Queensland. Heavy showers and thunderstorms then followed...

Hay Report – 11 December 2020

National Summary Milder conditions across the southern states following a number of windy and hot days. Growers are now concentrating on their grain harvest. High grading lucerne continues to be in...

Hay Report – 4 December 2020

National Summary Many parts experienced over 40 degrees earlier in the week with extremely windy conditions. Growers are now concentrating on their grain harvest. A significant amount of corn is...

Hay Report – 27 November 2020

National Summary Storms early in the week across South Australia, Victoria and Southern New South Wales brought 20-30mm of rain. Many parts expected to experience over 40 degrees this weekend. New...

Hay Report – 20 November 2020

National Summary Any growers through the southern states with later crops have done well, getting much better conditions compared to October. New season cereal and vetch hay production expected to...

Hay Report – 13 November 2020

National Summary Many areas have now finished the hay season, it has been a difficult finish for growers in the southern states after such a good lead in. Reports that hay production has been well...

Hay Report – 30 October 2020

National Summary The wet hay making conditions felt in Central South Australia as well as into the Mallee and Wimmera have now been felt across New South Wales and Northern Victoria. Areas are...

Hay Report – 16 October 2020

National Commentary The week has brought better conditions for hay making in South Australia and Western Victoria. Growers are moving as quickly as they can to get it in the bail before the next...

Hay Report – 9 October 2020

National Commentary Central SA and the Mallee in Victoria have continued to be hindered by rain with some parts recording over 20mm this week. There will be varying degrees of damage to vetch and...

Hay Report – 2 October 2020

National Commentary October looks to be a wet month with many parts of southern NSW, Victoria and SA set to again receive rain over the next seven days. Central SA and the Mallee in Victoria have...

Hay Report – 18 September 2020

National Commentary Most of the southern parts of Australia and Western Australia are forecast to receive rain over the next week. Rain will be ideal for some to finish off crops but for others it...

Hay Report – 11 September 2020

National Commentary Reports across all areas that it is one of the best seasons being experienced. Growers who traditionally produce 50% hay and 50% grain in Southern Australia are now considering...

Hay Report – 4 September 2020

National Commentary As we head into spring a dryer week has been recorded for all regions. Growers are concerned about reports of a wet spring in Southern Australia. In a year where there will be a...

Hay Report – 4 September 2020

National Summary As we head into spring a dryer week has been recorded for all regions. Growers are concerned about reports of a wet spring in Southern Australia. In a year where there will be a...

Hay Report – 28 August 2020

National Summary Most areas have reported a dryer week which has enabled some parts to dry out, Gippsland is still significantly wet. The Mallee and Wimmera areas are reporting good conditions, this...

Hay Report – 14 August 2020

National Summary Good rainfall was reported in many parts of Australia over the past week. Two of the driest regions, the Darling Downs and Southwest Western Australia recorded 20-25mm. The Mallee...

Hay Report – 7 August 2020

National Summary Rain is expected to fall in many parts of Australia over the next week, including Southwest Western Australia where it has been becoming increasingly dry. Reports across the board...

Hay Report – 31 July 2020

National Summary Good rainfall received this past week on the North Coast, in Central West New South Wales and Bega. Southwest Western Australia is starting to dry out and despite some falls over...

Hay Report – 24 July 2020

National Summary Most areas continue to report that new season crops are doing well. Some southern parts of New South Wales, North West Victoria and South Australia will need to see decent rainfalls...

Hay Report – 10 July 2020

National Summary Most areas are now reporting that new season crops are up and looking good. Urea applications and spraying of broadleaf is happening in several areas. The Darling Downs, Bega and...

Hay Report – 3 July 2020

National Summary Most areas are now reporting that new season crops are up and looking excellent with some regions stating it’s the best start in a long time. The Darling Downs and Bega...

Hay Report – 26 June 2020

National Summary Most areas are now reporting that new season crops are up and looking very good with some regions reporting best start to their seasons. The Darling Downs and Bega regions are still...

Hay Report – 12 June 2020

National Summary Most areas are now reporting that new season crops are up and looking good. The Darling Downs and Southwest Western Australia looking for good rainfall now. Many parts across New...

Hay Report – 5 June 2020

National Summary Most areas across the board continue to enjoy excellent seasonal conditions. Bega sadly still affected by the ongoing dry in the area and the Darling Downs looking for good rainfall...

Hay Report – 29 May 2020

National Summary Central West NSW, Southern NSW and most parts of Victoria continue to enjoy a fantastic winter seeding time. Some rainfall is forecast this coming week. These areas are also...

Hay Report – 15 May 2020

National Summary Central West NSW, Southern NSW and most parts of Victoria continue to enjoy ideal conditions for winter seeding. Some rainfall is forecast this coming week. These areas are also...

Hay Report – 8 May 2020

National Summary This past week has again brought rain to regions of South Australia. While NSW and most parts of Victoria have enjoyed a break allowing paddocks to dry out for farmers so they can...

Hay Report – 1 May 2020

National Summary This past week has again brought some much-needed rain to Southwest Victoria and Southeast South Australia. Northern Victoria and southern NSW saw widespread heavy rainfall. The...

Hay Report – 24 April 2020

National Summary Last week brought much needed rain to some regions of South Australia. While giving other areas throughout Victoria a break to allow seeding of new season crops to continue....

Hay Report – 17 April 2020

National Summary Last week brought rain to most regions, with only central South Australia missing out. More rain fell this week in parts of Victoria and Tasmania. Some regions that were drying out,...

Hay Report – 3 April 2020

National Summary Rain fell in many of the regions this week, with some getting more than others. Decent rain fell in parts of NSW, Victoria, and Tasmania. South Australia has missed out on much of...

Hay Report – 27 March 2020

National Summary While there is still green feed around, many of the regions are starting to dry out. South Australia, which has missed most of the rain, is very dry, and farmers are hoping for...

Hay Report – 20 March 2020

National Commentary All remains quiet on the market this week. While there is still a little bit of demand coming from some areas in NSW and Queensland, this continues to slow. For most regions...

Hay Report – 13 March 2020

National Summary After consistent rainfall, much of the nation is looking green. For the most part, the northern and southern regions have green pick available. In the northern regions, late sown...

Hay Report – 28 February 2020

National Summary The fodder market is very responsive to rain and with recent falls occurring in many regions around the country over the last few weeks (at long last), demand has quickly...

Hay Report – 14 February 2020

National Summary It was a wet week for parts of Queensland and NSW with some regions recording between 100 and 500mm of rainfall. While coastal regions in NSW received high rainfall, it was patchy...

Hay Report – 7 February 2020

National Summary Patchy rain fell throughout much of the nation this week and more rain is forecast for the rest of the week, and early next week. North coast NSW, the Goulburn Valley, Gippsland,...

Hay Report – 31 January 2020

National Summary Temperatures are soaring this week as most of the nation experiences a heatwave. For some parts of the nation this heatwave will bring rain, however some regions will miss out on...

Hay Report – 24 January 2020

National Summary Rain fell last week throughout much of the nation. The Atherton Tablelands, the Darling Downs, and north coast NSW had high rainfall. In central west NSW, Bega, the Goulburn Valley,...

Hay Report – 17 January 2020

National Summary Rain and storms are forecast to fall across most of the southeast of Australia this week. While South Australia will not receive these storms, they are forecast throughout Victoria,...

Hay Report – 10 January 2020

National Summary As last year drew to a close, hay demand was high throughout the country, and now moving forward into the new year, hay demand is even stronger. There is a lot of hay moving all...

Hay Report – 20 December 2019

National Summary A heatwave hit most of Australia this week with many experiencing temperatures into the 40s. For many this heat has been prohibitive for activity on the farm, but for some farmers...

Hay Report – 13 December 2019

National Summary The water for fodder program opened this week. Farmers connected to the southern Murray – Darling Basin were eligible to apply to purchase South Australian water at a...

Hay Report – 6 December 2019

National Summary Rain fell this week in many of the regions. For the Darling Downs, central west NSW, north coast NSW and the Goulburn Valley, the soil remains dry after the rain event, with much...

Hay Report – 30 November 2019

National Summary The northern regions remain dry this week with no rainfall recorded in the Atherton Tablelands, the Darling Downs, central west NSW, north coast NSW, and Bega. Rain in the southern...

Hay Report – 23 November 2019

National Summary Hot and windy conditions were experienced throughout the nation this week. No rainfall was recorded in the northern regions, the Goulburn Valley, southeast South Australia or...

Hay Report – 15 November 2019

National Summary Windy conditions were experienced in all regions excluding southwest Western Australia this week. These windy conditions have been accompanied by hot and dry conditions in the...

Hay Report – 25 October 2019

National Summary Hay is being made all across the country. The season is drawing to a close in the Darling Downs and is central west NSW while in the Goulburn Valley, central South Australia, and...

Hay Report – 11 October 2019

National Summary More new season hay came onto the market this week. Hay is being made in the Atherton Tablelands, the Darling Downs, central west NSW, north coast NSW, southeast South Australia...

Hay Report – 4 October 2019

National Summary Unseasonably warm weather arrived this week and is forecast to persist through the weekend for much of the nation. The Darling Downs, north coast NSW, central west NSW, Bega, the...

Hay Report – 20 September 2019

National Summary   The weather is starting to warm, however, we are still getting frosts throughout the nation. Frosts were reported this week in the Atherton Tablelands, central west NSW,...

Hay Report – 13 September 2019

National Summary   The new season is upon us with hay in some of the southern and northern regions starting to be made. North coast NSW, the Darling Downs, and central South Australia are...

Hay Report – 6 September 2019

National Summary   It was a dry week in the Atherton Tablelands, the Darling Downs, central west NSW, Bega, the Goulburn Valley and central South Australia. This permitted hay making in...

Hay Report – 30 August 2019

National Summary   As we move into the final week of winter all is quiet in the market. While more hay is being released in southern Australia, it is postulated many farmers across the...

Hay Report – 16 August 2019

National Summary   The cool front that swept through southern Australia brought rain to central South Australia, southeast South Australia, southwest Victoria, the Goulburn Valley and...

Hay Report – 9 August 2019

National Summary   With wild weather forecast for much of the south of the nation many farmers are busy this week preparing for rain.  The grass is starting to get going for southwest...

Hay Report – 26 July 2019

National Summary    Demand has eased throughout much of the nation. In regions such as the Goulburn Valley, southwest Victoria, southeast South Australia, central South Australia and...

Hay Report – 19 July 2019

National Summary   Rain fell this week in the Goulburn Valley, Gippsland, southwest Victoria, southeast South Australia, central South Australia and northwest Tasmania. Farmers in the...

Hay Report – 12 July 2019

National Summary   Some region have experienced high rainfall over the last few weeks. In regions such as north coast NSW, northwest Tasmania and southwest Western Australia it is too wet...

Hay Report – 05 July 2019

National Summary   Next seasons crops have germinated and are currently looking good in the Goulburn Valley, southwest Victoria, southeast South Australia, central South Australia and...

Hay Report – 28 June 2019

National Summary   The weather continues to cool throughout the nation with mosts regions reporting frosts this week. Only the Atherton Tablelands, north coast NSW and southwest Western...

Hay Report – 21 June 2019

National Summary   More rain and frosts have featured in this week’s weather report across the eastern states. The land in Central west NSW and the Darling Downs is still quite dry...

Hay Report – 14 June 2019

National Summary   Frosts have started to set in throughout the nation. This week the Darling Downs, north coast NSW, central west NSW, Bega, Gippsland and central South Australia have all...

Hay Report – 31 May 2019

National Summary   As we move into the final week of autumn the weather has started to cool. Frosts are forecast later this week for the Darling Downs, Bega and north coast NSW. Parts of...

Hay Report – 24 May 2019

National Summary   More rain has come to parts of the nation with southwest Victoria and southeast South Australia receiving their autumn break. More rain is needed for Gippsland, central...

Hay Report – 10 May 2019

National Summary   Rains came and have started to moisten the soils for much of the nation. The Goulburn Valley have had their autumn break and with the forecast follow-up rain, it is...

Hay Report – 3 May 2019

National Summary   No price changes were noted in the market this week. As supplies become more difficult to source many farmers are only supplying regular customers. Some farmers are busy...

Hay Report – 26 April 2019

National Summary   Feed supplies for much of the nation are becoming limited. With most hay spoken for, many farmers are now only servicing regular buyers. We are seeing some low-grade hay...

Hay Report – 12 April 2019

National Summary   Demand for feed continues to be strong throughout much of the nation. We are seeing an ease in demand in the Darling Downs and north coast NSW, however demand in these...

Hay Report – 5 April 2019

National Summary   Rain continues to fall in the Atherton Tablands, the Darling Downs, central west NSW and north coast NSW. These rains are holding off activity in the Atherton...